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LAUSD, teachers’ union attend mediation session

LOS ANGELES — Labor negotiators for the Los Angeles Unified School District and the union representing 33,000 teachers began meeting with a state mediator Sept. 27 in hopes of brokering a resolution to a stalemate that could lead to the district’s first teacher walkout since 1989. LAUSD officials said after the session that the talks Read More…

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LAUSD teachers overwhelmingly vote for strike

Independent Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Unified School District teachers voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike if labor negotiations continue to stall, union officials announced Aug. 31. According to United Teachers Los Angeles, which represents about 33,000 teachers, 98 percent of its members who cast ballots voted in favor of a strike, although Read More…

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LAUSD superintendent pick called ‘unconventional’

LOS ANGELES — Investment banker and former Deputy Mayor Austin Beutner toured Belmont High School May 2 during his first day as superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, but he continued to face questions due to his lack of education experience. “To state the obvious, I’m an unconventional choice. Unconventional by lots of Read More…